New Titles and Departures on Xbox Game Pass for October 2023

Microsoft has recently announced its October lineup for Xbox Game Pass, available across console, PC, and Xbox Cloud Gaming platforms. This update is particularly noteworthy as it follows Microsoft’s $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard. Here’s your guide to the new games that are arriving and those that will depart the service.

What’s Arriving

Like A Dragon: Ishin! is already available across Cloud, Console, and PC platforms. In this historical adventure, players assume the role of Sakamoto Ryoma and venture to Kyoto to solve a murder mystery and more.

Scheduled for release on October 19 is F1 Manager 2023. The game allows players to manage every aspect of their chosen F1 team, making decisions that affect everything from the pitlane to the podium.

Cities: Skylines II will hit PC on October 24. This sequel to the popular city-building game promises deeper simulation features and a more realistic economy.

Just in time for Halloween, Dead Space will be available on Cloud, PC, and Xbox Series X|S platforms starting October 26. The game is a sci-fi survival horror on the USG Ishimura.

Also arriving on October 26 are Frog Detective: The Entire Mystery and Mineko’s Night Market, available across various platforms. The former is a detective game featuring a frog protagonist, while the latter offers a crafting and friendship experience in a cozy Japanese-inspired village.

For those looking forward to EA Sports games, an EA Sports UFC 5 Early Access Trial will be available on October 24.

What’s Leaving

While new games are coming in, several titles will leave Game Pass at the end of the month, on October 31. These include:

  • Gunfire Reborn
  • Kill It With Fire
  • Persona 5 Royal
  • The Legend of Tianding
  • Signalis
  • Solasta Crown of the Magister
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Jed Whitaker began his digital odyssey at the age of ten. This passion not only led him to master countless titles but also to craft meticulous game guides, which quickly became indispensable resources for gamers worldwide. Marrying technical insight with personal anecdotes, Jed's contributions transcend mere gameplay, spotlighting the art, emotion, and profound stories woven within the fabric of the gaming universe.

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